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with leaders in washington still bogged down in debt limit talks, some governors are making big policy strides and who is moving in the right direction and who has got it wrong? plus, school may be out, but school choice appears to be in. some good news from the front lines of education reform. and the war against girls, a closer look at a controversial new book that documents the increasing phenomenon of sex selection and the consequences of a world full of males. welcome to the journal editorial report. i'm paul gigot. the state of the state with leaders in washington still bogged down in debt limit
now is the moment to rise above that cynicism and show the american people that we can still do big things and so he will make the case to congressional leaders that we must reject the politics of least resistance and take on this critical challenge. joining us now is the senate's top republican who will be a key participant in today's talks. senator mitch mcconnell. welcome back to "fox news sunday." >> glad to be here. >> let's start with what happened and from your perspective, where do things stand now ahead of this meeting tonight at the white house. >> well, unfortunately, as the speaker said, they are insisting on the white house and congressional democrats, insisting on really big tax increases as a condition to do anything on the spending side. bret, we believe the president was right back in december when he signed a two-year extension of the current tax rates of raising taxes in the middle of this economic situation we're in is a terrible idea. i mean, just look at the unemployment figures last friday. all the arguments the president used in december still work today. th
of the big deal, speaker boehner has suggested to sunset upper income tax cuts that tax code would be rewritten but last night he told president obama and called it off. he released a written statement that read in part, white house will not pursue a bigger debt reduction agreement without tax hikes. best approach may be to focus on producing a smaller measure. they suggested the disappointing jobs report in june was a game changeser. >> it ought to insent visa us to do a big package without raising taxes but we're hoping the president is not thinking he was as six months ago and he was making the arguments that raising taxes in the middle of this recession or slowdown, whatever you want to call it was a bad idea. >> reporter: secretary geithner says $2.5 trillion out of spending alone would unfairly impact the elderly and middle-class and also be bad for the economy and slow down job growth. >> heather: we'll see what happens. thank you very much. >> gregg: the clock is ticking for a debt limit deal to be struck and maybe faster than many people think. white house aids say a deal
're in for another deep rough patch, i think, they are getting very nervous about re-election. and, the big winner out of a grand bargain, would have absolutely been president obama, because, the not only would things have hopefully improved but he also could take credit for making a really big grown-up decision. going forward, though, you know, in two years, or actually, in one year, now, next year, after the election, it is hard for me to see how republicans will not actually be in a better position, even if they don't win the white house, there is a good chance they'll win the senate and almost certainly still control the house and i think republicans will be in a tremendously strong position, to get the kind of deal that speaker boehner went in there looking for, but clearly was not going to get from the white house. >> jamie: charlie, seems like those dismal job numbers may have changed the imperative for the house white house. how close are both sides to accepting the proposal that vice presidented by eb was able to negotiate and is that all we need? will it get us where we need to be with r
obama says he's not giving up. he didn't come to this town to do little things, he came to do big things. he wants to do the largest possible deal that's going to do the most for the economy. >> there is a lack of confidence whether these political leaders will have the guts to stand up. >> and that was white house chief of staff william daily and treasury secretary timothy geithner from earlier. geithner summing it up in this question, are the electoral leadership in washington able to come together and solve the many problems we have as a country? >> pretty much what everybody wants to know is the time to deal with our nation's debt is ticking down again. let' go live to the white house, and wendell goal ser there. what do we expect to come out of tonight's talks? >> well, harris, no one expects the final deal to come out of tonight's talks. the president had asked the democrat and republican leaders if the house and senate could come tonight's meeting with their bottom line and he talked on the phone with house speaker john boehner last night after boehner decided to back away from ta
apologizes for the vulgar word aimed at the president and network. a big sex scandal under the harsh media spotlight. did the main street media assume guilt before innocent of a nationally known politician accused of rape? he's a former governor who resigned in disgrace after a prostitution scandal and then eliot spitzer turned to television for redemption. guess what? he's out of work again. >> that's it for tonight, this is my last program. >> jon: say it ain't so, joe, the vp starts tweeting. on the panel this week, writer and fox news contributor, judy miller. syndicated columnist cal thomas. jim pinkerton, fellow new american foundation and host of the alan colmes show, fox news radio, alan colmes, i'm jon scott, fox news watch is on right now. >> oh, my god, it's a stunning verdict. >> the devil is dancing tonight. >> speechless, absolutely speechless. this baby died before her ti time. >> jon: that was just a sampling of the media reaction on the casey anthony trial to florida, casey acquitted of course on first degree murder charges, sentenced to four years on thursday for lying t
speaker john boehner today. not going for a big huge deal now. this is part of what chuck schumer had to say -- >> shannon: your response? >> i suspect that is more of the grand politics that you hear playing out there. because it was never put on the table. the kind of reform that john boehner has been asking for, the kind of reform i'm talking about. what was put on the table was again, tax hikes on the wealthy. so that we can do less spending reduction. we've got to get out of that paradigm. we've got to get out of the politics. some of the politics poll really well. one of the problem we're having now is pollsters are at full employment. and politicians are following what they are telling them. it's telling them on the one hand don't put social security or medicare on the table. don't talk about those things. on the other hand, just talk about taxing the rich. you will be fine. but that doesn't help us get to a solution. >> shannon: we certainly hope that you find one. we know you are busy not only with the gang of six or five or whatever it currently stands to be but with everyth
and cuff links and cowboy boots in the ring with him. >> yahoo. >> mike: don't touch my junk food. big government getting bigger and advertisers in the food industry say they feel pressured by new federal guidelines. shouldn't parents decide what their kids eat. "fox & friends" sunday morning continues right now. ♪ >> hey, everybody, good warning by mike jarrett there. >> ainsley: good to see you. >> mike: and gets better looking every week. >> dave: you, too, sweetheart. >> ainsley: we're glad to be waking you up this morning. hope your family is doing well. >> dave: the best news for all of you saturday night we thought a big deal was going to happen. and now it appears that a smaller deal is on the way because john boehner late last night made the announcement that we're giving up talks on that grand deal that's been discussed where republicans would give in on tax hikes, democrats would give in on entitlements and this guy what john boehner had to say. >> now, we can't agree if there's any new taxes involved and of course on the other side the democrats say here we go. >> so, bo
to and in, on the other hand you are contributing more to a problem or as much to the problem of the big deficit. >> government cannot create wealth. we came out of three years where government has told us by spending massive amounts, it could actually create jobs and hence create wealth. we've seen it work. >> history is full of examples. reagan years saw tax cuts and growing economy. clinton years saw tax hikes and growing economy. economic trends a culmination of trillions of exchange of goods, services and money. no one person, no president and no economist can predict with certainty where a tax policy leads. wrong predictions or a foundation of economic study. >> the science of economics is looking what unintended consequences. >> one consequence, they made a tax on luxury goods, jewelry over $10,000. of cars over $30,000 and on boats have over $100,000. it was seen as a way to raise revenues by targeting the wealthy. as a result, car importers lost 20% of the market share and pleasure boat industry laid off 19,000 blue collar workers. so there are answers but few guarantees of succ
and not watching the evidence the way the jurors did. i think that's the big problem here. everyone can sit on the sidelines and have opinion opinion about it and everybody's outraged that a baby is dead. of course, everybody is devastated that this young child is gone. but it's the state's burden to prove beyond a reasonable doubt how and who killed that baby. >> but judith -- remi, so sorry. but, remi, couldn't i say that people who aren't in the courtroom know more? >> no. >> because they have access to all the tv shows. >> no, no, no, no. you would think so. the problem is, all of us are talking about things that isn't getting before the jury. the rules of evidence exist to make sure that only the relevant and appropriate evidence get to the jury. there is no different from any other case getting tried. the defense attorney's getting beaten up by the judge, by the prosecutor. the defense attorney's being called out for the mistakes he or she may be making. but the jury doesn't see that. >> that's not fair. it's not fair! they should be seeing everything. judith, when you heard the verdi
faith they will be okay. >> but one big difference. the jury in the susan smith trial found her guilty and sentenced her to life in prison. joining me is the prosecutor from the trial tommy pope. he is now a member of the south carolina house of representatives. thank you for joining me today. i want a reaction to what the professor celebrate. it was poignant as a defense attorney he did not celebrate even when he got an acquittal. >> as a prosecutor and attorney you are human and by the same token we deal in tragedy and would i disappointed on the case and didn't turn out absolutely. would i be excite federal it did turn out. it is really about justice. there is a life lost in the case and the media coverage saying and we are numb to it. about really no body understands about seeking death and what that means. we get comfortable with it, but the truth is, we are deal lives and serious situations. >> in the case was susan smith you sought the death penalty and she got life without paroll. >> life with parole. >>im sorry, she has a potential of parole. >> about 10 more years and we'll s
. up front tonight, they won the big one. >> geraldo: is defense council working really as legal aid attorneys for very little money pulled off the judicial coup of the 21st century. won an acquittal of casey anthony. you now have a situation where the biggest question among people that you know and in this community and across the country and the world is is casey anthony didn't kill this child horks did kil, who did k? >> i think it came out in the trial this was a horrible tragedy and accident that snowballed out of control. and it doesn't get any more clearer than that. the jury saw that and they are the ones that heard all of the evidence. not the propaganda and speculation and the franken stein like lynch mob that ensued throughout the last three years. but they heard the evidence, what our system is based on and, you know, this is a tragedy and nothing more. it is what it is. and, you know, we are happy for casey and we are happy that caylee's memory did not get diminished into this it circus. caylee's memberly came out and rose above the circus. and that is whattism' most tou
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